A case of postfundoplication dysphagia without symptomatic improvement after endoscopic dilatation

Chanhee Kyung, Han Ho Jeon, Heewook Kim, Jie Hyun Kim, Young Hoon Youn, Hyojin Park

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Abstract

Laparoscopic fundoplication is a treatment option for gastroesophageal reflux disease refractory to medical treatment. When deciding whether or not to undergo surgery, patients with refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease and esophageal motility disorder need to fully understand the operative procedure, postoperative complications, and residual symptoms such as dysphagia, globus sensation, and recurrence of reflux. Herein, we report a case of a patient diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease and aperistalsis who under-went Nissen (total, 360°) fundoplication after lack of response to medical treatment and subsequently underwent pneumatic dilatation due to unrelieved postoperative dysphagia and globus sensation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-107
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Endoscopy
Volume47
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 31

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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